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Robots That Talk Like Cave-Dwelling Crickets: Using Silent Puffs Of Air

Ant trails, airborne chemicals, wood vibrations—scientists have a long history of borrowing clever communication techniques from the animal kingdom. Inspired by the odd social habits of a cave-dwelling cricket, scientists have now taught robots to communicate by firing rings of pressurized air at each other.

Full Story: DiscoveryMagazine

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Robots That Talk Like Cave-Dwelling Crickets: Using Silent Puffs Of Air

Ant trails, airborne chemicals, wood vibrations—scientists have a long  history of borrowing clever communication techniques from the animal  kingdom. Inspired by the odd social habits of a cave-dwelling cricket,  scientists have now taught robots to communicate by firing rings of  pressurized air at each other.
Full Story: DiscoveryMagazine
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